Man has been constantly fascinated with flight, even centuries before the Wright brothers finally made the first controlled and powered flight back in December 1903 on Kitty Hawk.
Of course, Britain has played a huge and instrumental part the history of aircraft. Air shows celebrate - and demonstrate - the magnificent feats of engineering and technology that has shaped how we take to the skies.
BritEvents has compiled the best British air shows across the length and breadth of the country, enabling visitors to get up close to some of the world's most historic and technologically advanced aircraft ever built over the last century.
Britain's best airshows
The opening event of the 2017 flying season at Shuttleworth.VISITING AIRCRAFT PROVISIONALCatalina Mew Gull replica Miles Gemini Leopard Moth Arrow Active Miles Messenger Dragon Rapide Calidus Spitfire ICOLLECTION AIRCRAFTFauvel Glider Gloster Gladiator Hawker Demon DH88 Comet Mew Gull Miles Magister…
Event Timings:Gates Open: 12.00 Flying begins: 18.00 Event ends: 20.30 approx.Book Online:£18 Adult Free Child up to four per paying customer£11 SVAS with proof of a valid SVAS cardPrices increase on the event date.…
Shuttleworths Military Pageant is dedicated to recognising the contribution of our Armed Forces ‐ past and present. Many of the aircraft at The Collection are of types that played important roles in both world wars. This largest and most impressive…
The second event of the 2017 flying season at Shuttleworth celebrating naval aircraft.VISITING AIRCRAFT PROVISIONALSea Vixen Seafire 3 Seafire 17 Westland Wasp Terry Martin Westland Wasp Gazelle Hawker Nimrod Historic Aircraft Collection Hawker Nimrod The Fighter Collection Chipmunk Morane MS317…
Set in the gorgeous Shropshire countryside in the grounds of the 15th Century stately home covering over 1000 acres the Weston Park International Model Airshow is now in its 25th year and has established itself as one the foremost model…
Flying begins at 18.00.Pre‐book Online:£18 per adult with up to four children FREE. £11 per SVAS member with proof of a valid SVAS card.Please note the prices increase on the event date.Website page: http:www.shuttleworth.orgeventsclassiceveningjuneVenue: Shuttleworth The Shuttleworth Collection Old Warden…
Old Buckenham Airfield
Now the largest Airshow in Norfolk and Suffolk the EDPHoseasons Tourism Awards Family Event of the Year for 2016 is aiming to beat a record breaking show. As well as the greatest icons in aviation enjoy acres of classic cars…
Step back in time at the Edwardian Pageant here at Shuttleworth. With a timeless flying display of vintage aircraft free rides on our 1913 Wellingborough and 1921 Charabus and the opportunity to look around a Regency Swiss Garden and period…
Celebrating the heart of everything that is Shuttleworth including Richards passion for aviation agriculture and racing the Swiss Garden the life of The House and The Collection today. Enjoy a flying display of The Collections vintage and rare aircraft vehicle…
Fantastic Season Finale with visiting Edwardian and vintage racing cars participating in the Sprint andor static mock air races and vintage aircraft displays.VISITING AIRCRAFT PROVISIONALBallerina Taylor Titch Spartan Mustang Comper Swift a Comper Swift b Hawk Speed Six Turbulent Chilton…
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